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  Topic: handlebar opinion?
Jhowell

Replies: 9
Views: 14301

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:23 pm GMT +0000   Subject: handlebar opinion?
I rode the Comfort race on flat handlebar after riding past couple of years on riser handlebar.

Sore triceps and forarms!

Next time it's risers for me.
  Topic: caffein
Jhowell

Replies: 10
Views: 11549

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:23 pm GMT +0000   Subject: caffein
Maheoway,

I'm also 64 & I've been racing Fred Schmid (along with Bill Moreman, Richard Suggs, Marvin Hester and every other geezer with entry fee in his pocket) for the past 10 years.

I'll ...
  Topic: Heart Surgery (I think) >>Racing
Jhowell

Replies: 2
Views: 4967

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 4:52 pm GMT +0000   Subject: Heart Surgery (I think) >>Racing
Regarding before and after heartrates & preceived exertion: I've done a couple of rides since then & had mixed results. With warmer weather this weekend, I'll have an opportunity to do more te ...
  Topic: Heart Surgery (I think) >>Racing
Jhowell

Replies: 2
Views: 4967

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:36 pm GMT +0000   Subject: Heart Surgery (I think) >>Racing
I had an ablation a couple of weeks ago (that qualifies as surgery doesn't it? albeit outpatient surgery). For a supraventricular tachycardia.

The doctor perscribed Beta Blockers and "take it ...
  Topic: Saddle Sore...Or is it?
Jhowell

Replies: 7
Views: 16419

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:00 pm GMT +0000   Subject: Cotton balls, alcohol, etc.
I've tried all of the above. That program seemed better suited for home use rather than on the road.

I know I sound like I'm selling it, but I'm not. It's just changed my whole biking experience. I ...
  Topic: Saddle Sore...Or is it?
Jhowell

Replies: 7
Views: 16419

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:17 pm GMT +0000   Subject: What about Rocket Shower??
I've recently started biking to work. Although it's only 20 minutes each way (unless I take a side trip) the lack of shower facilities brings up the saddle sore issue that I've delt with occasionally ...
  Topic: quad cramping....after the fact
Jhowell

Replies: 13
Views: 17031

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:09 am GMT +0000   Subject: Cramps??
I've been taking one or two "Tums" before a race to reduce if not prevent cramps. I always thought it was working - it's good to have that validated.

At Terlingua I mentioned mild cramping (despit ...
  Topic: Heart Rate.
Jhowell

Replies: 25
Views: 24881

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2004 9:39 am GMT +0000   Subject: HR, Race Day
All of the above is great information. It confirms my ideas about personal objective this winter which is to raise my aerobic power output by doing many "Zone 2" miles in the saddle on a road bike. An ...
  Topic: Heart Rate.
Jhowell

Replies: 25
Views: 24881

PostForum: Ask the Bike Doc   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 12:30 pm GMT +0000   Subject: Test v Actual LT
xl_cheese, I'd intrepet your findings as your tested LT in the 160's was lower than your race LT of 184.

I've had similar results which leads me to believe that when I'm racing at 165-170 I'm just ...
 
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